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Study at Corcoran College of Art and Design

Centered on the idea of direct and intense creative education, the Corcoran College of Art + Design is the only four-year college of art and design in Washington, D. C. , the nation's cultural capital. The Corcoran's vibrant and active undergraduate community includes more than 300 students pursuing a wide range of Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts, and Associate of Fine Arts degrees. The College also offers graduate programs in design, art and the book, art history, and art education, while the College's Continuing Education program offers part-time credit and non-credit classes for pre-college students and adults. "

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Profile of Corcoran College of Art and Design

Corcoran is found in Washington, DC. Washington is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at Corcoran.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in design, media, photography and commercial art, and fine arts.

Corcoran Selectivity

Admission to Corcoran is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 530. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 975 in 2007 at the school. Adults changing careers are relatively common at Corcoran.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school.

Corcoran Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Design29graphic design, illustration, interior design
Fine Arts29fine arts, art history and criticism, sculpture, metal and jewelry
Media18digital communications, photojournalism, animation and special effects, desktop publishing and imaging
Photography and Commercial Art16photography, drawing, printmaking
Computer Science and Engineering0web design
Education and Teaching0art Education

Contact: Corcoran

Corcoran College of Art and Design

500 Seventeenth St NW

Washington, DC 20006-4804

General Phone: (202) 639-1800


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